June 1st 2012 Even more Furs dates
A trip to the UK and then a western US tour in September. See here! Andhere.Andhere.
February 1st 2012 Something new.
A newproject called Mirrors is an open sketchbook type affair; some not neccessarily completed work and some not unfinished audio experiments. There will be more added regularly. Listen here.
June 21st 2011 Furs in the east.
Rich is out on the road with the Psychedelic Furs once again. Come see Talk Talk Talk in it's entirety and a whole set of classic songs... See dates here.
December 20th 2010 Here come the marching orders.
It's time for Kings & Queens to move on. Here's a compilation of some highlights of the poppiest, fuzziest and the weirdest. Stream it, enjoy it and get one song free...
April 20th 2010 'Jet in Carina' is out there now:
The new Kings & Queens album 'Jet in Carina' is now available for purchase here. Shop away here.. For those of you who find CDs a little antiquated; it's true, you can also download the entire new Kings & Queens record at iTunes, Amazon, Lala etc...
September 29th 2010 On tour with the Psychedelic Furs in Europe. Rich is out playing guitar for the Furs in some exotic European locations. See here.
September 13th 2010 Richard & Rich in Aspen I'll be playing an acoustic set spanning Furs, Love Spit Love, and solo material with Richard in Aspen on Friday. See you here.
May 25th 2010 On tour with the Psychedelic Furs across the US. Rich is out playing guitar for the Furs again all over the US. See here.
For those of you who find CDs a little antiquated; it's true, you can also download the entire new Kings & Queens record at iTunes, Amazon, Lala etc...
March 28th 2010 Get 'Jet in Carina' online:
Our new record 'Jet in Carina' is now available at just about every digital store you can imagine including: iTunes, Amazon, LaLa etc... Please do enjoy. The CDs will be here soon and you'll be able to purchase those direct through us.
March 1st 2010 Purchase Kings & Queens music online You can now find four exclusive tracks for purchase at Sideways Through Sound! Go check them out here!
January 30th 2010 February show. Winding up the band for more shows this year - warming up in the home town on Fri 12th February.
December 13th 2009 Stream 'Jet in Carina' here.
No MySpace, no Facebook, no iTunes. Yet. This be the only place you can hear the brand new Kings & Queens record pre-release in it's entirety. Go ahead and have a listen.
February 20th 2009
Just a note to let you in on a fine show this Sunday 22nd Feb. Western Family Orchestra is a raggle taggle bunch of musicians from a plethora of bay area/northern california bands - just doing it for the love of it. A unique set of players performing a set that twists and turns through the obscure and the sublime. Andi and I will be doing a couple of songs and backing up the others on a few tunes. Come on down and enjoy the end of the weekend... Make Out room.
January 18th 2009 New shows in February and March including a Noisepop show. Should coincide with new record releases if we're all lucky.
January 07th 2009 Here's something for all you bmx fans.
December 24th 2008 Seasonal wishes to you people.
4th 2008 Time is now. Go vote.
October 20th 2008 Record is coming along - now in
the desert. See you in Wonder Valley.
or perhaps on some drug show on A&E.
August 22nd 2008 Thanks to the good people of San Francisco for a fine thursday night.
We are now holed up at the Manor getting down to the next record.
July 31st 2008 Next show at Cafe
Du Nord in San Francisco on August 21st.
July 13th 2008 Thanks to the good citizens of Nevada City for the hot afternoon
yesterday - we're back next week on the 22nd at Coopers. See you
July 11th 2008 Kings & Queens will be playing
the Miners Foundry in Nevada City as part of KVMR's
30th Anniversary on Saturday 12th July at 4.20pm. Yea.
June 30th 2008 We're playing a few shows in Nevada city this coming
week. See you there.
May 13th 2008 New stuff coming soon. Original 2006 LP, 2007 EP, new 2008
LP and shows.
March 3rd 2008 Thanks to all who got into the heavy atmosphere with
us at the Basement on Saturday. And what about Dame Satan and Night
February 9th 2008 We're in the desert writing new songs and hey, getting
ready for a few shows in Feb/March.
February 5th 2008 Go vote.
January 10th 2008 Brand new song for you all
at RCRD LBL. Our third official release through the internet label
is a full on dreamstate wake up epic. Download
it for free here. oh, and we're working on new stuff at the moment.
January 8th 2008 Friends, we need your help to be able to break into the
Noisepop festival AND to select presidential candidates. We are at
number 3 on the Noisepop chart thanks to you and it seems the presidential
selection will be interesting thanks to all of us.
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We found some bizarre video we'd forgotten about recently. See it here.
December 12th, 2007 National
Dividewill be released on RCRD
LBL next week. So you can now go and download that for free
along with Celebrate from
a few weeks back.
November 5th, 2007 We're terribly happy to be releasing 3 new tracks on RCRD
LBL next week. Its a new thing that makes more sense than CDs. Check
it out on November
We're also getting back to some live shows again soon starting
in December with the Psychedelic
Furs. Oh yeah, that's that band that were like a legit indie band in the
80s. You love them so do we.
August 20, 2007
We are done mixing the new tunes and have a potential album track listing ready. We've
been selling a new EP at shows that features some of those new recordings so
catch that if you can. Complete record out by end of year.
We'll have the new tunes up for streaming soon but for now here's
a demo that we did earlier this year.
June 28, 2007 9:17 AM
We just about finished recording 4 new songs this week; an instrumental clip
of one of those is playing on the player below right now. We're
mixing those next week. Complete record out by end of year.
Thursday 21st June 2007:
We are recording some new songs this week. Complete
record out by end of year. We're also recording something for this
cool project here.
1st March 2007:
A few words jutst turned up in our very
own Union and Sacramento's
N&R. Also, Grass
Roots posted a new video here.
Thanks to the people that came and witness the 3 stripped down /
messed up shows this weekend with Two
Sheds and Dame
Satan. Listen to those bands ; they are hot.
January 12th, 2006 1:58 AM
Dates and Microphones. With the new year comes
new shows and recordings. We're looking at a mini-slew of dates around
the bay area and sierras in Jan and Feb. Do please come enjoy the
winter with us.
We are writing and recording some new songs. They'll
be ready soon. We'll be releasing something in a most legitimate
fashion, this year.
Saturday, December 23, 2006 1:58 AM
Thanks to you all for the support at the recent Grass Roots CD release
shows; have a fine holiday time... see you in the new year for more
touring and full length records.
Wednesday, December 6, 2006 11:58 PM
We're in LA on sunday for a Grass Roots CD release show with
tons of other amazing bands. Our last minute show for saturday has
been cancelled; now that's last minute...
17th, 2006 4:14 AM
New song on myspace! Click here and
then click 'What's in Mind'. We just recorded 3 songs for a 'Grass
Roots Record Co.' Compilation and this is one of them.
11th, 2006 2:14 AM
We're playing tonight at the Hotel
Utah in San Francisco. Click here for
more on that. We just recorded 2 new songs for a 'Grass Roots
Record Co.' Compilation. Oh my goodness; Rich appears on Bert
Jansch's new record.
Tuesday, September 19th, 2006 2:14 AM I just got back from the National Hotel where, between malt
whiskeys to battle the dropping Nevada City temperature, Noah had handed
me a copy of the new Bert Jansch record. He produced it and i played
a little slide on the track Bring Your Religion. The whole album is
amazing and to be involved with it is mind blowing. Thank you
Bert. Hear it here.
21, 2006 1:12 AM The summer is making everything so difficult right now. Its' just time
to be out in the glare right? BUT A few new songs being kicked around the Manor
at the moment. They may come out to play at one of the upcoming shows. We're
doing a couple up here in Nevada City but we'll be reaching oh so much further
soon. If you want us just
Monday, May 15, 2006
12:36 PM We are setting up a few shows in June & July. Stay tuned
page to see.
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 0:59 AM We're going to play a few songs duo style at the Magic Theatre
in Nevada City, CA this weekend. Saturday to be precise. Low key.
February 28, 2006 12:36 PM
are on here and on the dread myspace. We may now get around to playing
shows in March or something.
February 26, 2006 12:23 AM We just finished mastering. New songs should be available soon provided
i don't change my mind again..
Monday, January 30,
2006 4:23 PM
We are doing some mixing at the Hangar in Sacramento right now. Come